Jobs & Internships

Location
Wilmington, NC
Undergrads
10,457
Tuition (in-state)
$17,472 ($5,672)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Jobs & Internships

Facts & Statistics

Career Center
Fisher University Union 2035
(910) 962-3174
careercenter@uncw.edu
uncw.edu/career
Employment Services?
Yes
Placement Services?
Yes
Other Career Services
  • Grad school prep
  • Help finding jobs/internships
  • Help writing resumes/cover letters
  • Job/internship database
  • Self-assessments
Best Student Jobs On Campus
  • Desk receptionist (in any of the residence halls and communities, student center)
  • Resident assistant (RA)
  • Student Recreation Center
  • TAC (Technology Assistant Center) technician
  • University Learning Center tutor
  • Admissions office
Worst Student Jobs On Campus
  • Campus bookstore (only a "worst job" at the beginning and end of semesters, during book buy-backs and book pick-ups)
  • Campus dining
Best Places to Work Off Campus
  • Any restaurants in downtown Wilmington, at Wrightsville Beach, or on College Road
  • Childcare/nannying
  • Fuzzy Peach, or other frozen yogurt locations
  • Port City Java
  • Country clubs
  • Any pool location as lifeguard or attendant
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
The Career Center at UNCW is located in the University Union on campus and is extremely knowledgeable about jobs and internships. They truly are focused on providing the best possible resources and opportunities for Seahawk students. Drop in whenever you want, or go ahead and make an appointment with a counselor. How-to guides, a resume doctor, graduate school preparation, and extensive job listings of "What Can I do with a Major In...?" are all available. A great resource that's unique to UNCW is called SeaWork. Only for the eyes of UNCW students, staff, and faculty, this online database lists openings in on-campus and off-campus jobs, internships, and entry-level jobs, both part-time and full-time. These listings refresh and are updated daily with recent postings.
Firms That Most Frequently Hire Grads
  • Deloitte
  • Disney
  • Ernst & Young
  • General Electric
  • KPMG
Grads Entering Job Market
Within six months: 59%

Student Polls

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 45 responses

  • 4% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
  • 22% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 56% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 18% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 47 responses

  • 0% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.
  • 9% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 32% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 60% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
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